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Reason without justice

She still remembered the tenacious grip of his words that “justice has no reason”.

They were during her first day as a junior lawyer, assisting in a media-exposed case.

She was certain their client was innocent. But he was a lamb up against a pack of wolves. The other side would always find something believable to counter any claims.

It’s not fair”, she complained to her mentor.

Life’s not” was his defeated reply.

Also part of Weekend Writing Prompt #192

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4 thoughts on “Reason without justice

  1. When the media wolves are out for blood, justice goes by the board. Well told, MC.

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  2. Justice is not always fair – the lawyer with the most convincing argument wins, whether it’s correct or not.

    My seventy three!

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